Person    | Male  Born 22/6/1910  Died 3/4/1986

Sir Peter Pears

Categories: Music / songs

Tenor singer. Born Farnham. Lived with Benjamin Britten, who composed for him, from 1943 until Britten's death in 1976. Died in the home they shared, the Red House, Aldeburgh.

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Benjamin Britten - NW8

Benjamin Britten, composer, 1913 - 1976, and Peter Pears, singer, 1910 - 1986...

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Benjamin Britten - N1

Unveiled by Sir Peter Pears.

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